On 07/03/19, A deputy initiated a traffic stop on a passenger vehicle in the 100 block of NE Stallings Dr. The vehicle was occupied by the driver, Jason E. Kennidy 40 y/o of Lufkin, TX and a passenger. During the roadside contact, Kennidy appeared to be extremely nervous and conflicting statements were given. Due to demeanor and previous history, the deputy requested consent to search but was denied. Moments later a K-9 Deputy arrived on scene and an open-air search of the exterior of the vehicle was conducted. A positive alert was given by the K-9 for the presence of narcotics. During the vehicle search, a large amount of methamphetamine (172 grams) was located, along with items of paraphernalia (baggies, scales, etc) that are known to be used to assist in the distribution of narcotics. In addition, meth pipes, Alprazolam (Xanax) (1 gram) and Fentanyl patches (4 grams) were located. Kennidy was arrested for Man/Delivery of a Controlled Substance PG1 >=4G<200G F/1, Possession of a Controlled Substance PG 3 <28G M/A, Possession of a Controlled Substance >=1G<4G F/3. Bond is pending at this time.